The St. Croix River

Title

The St. Croix River

Series Title

Harvesters' Perspectives on Alewives, Bluebacks, and Eels in Downeast Maine

Identifier

MEU-V-14-001

Contributor/Presenter

Rich Welch
Brian Alvater
Ed Bassett

Files

Link to Video

Creator

Maine Sea Grant, NOAA Fisheries

Video Editor

Julia Beaty

Producer

Julia Beaty

Creation Date

7-30-2014

Duration

00:02:44

Geographic Focus

Downeast Maine

Topics

Narrative histories of alewife/blueback herring and American eel fisheries

Keywords

Downeast Maine, Maine fisheries, Alewives, River Herring

Summary

Alewives and blueback herring are two ecologically and economically important species that can be found in Downeast Maine's rivers. This video showcases local perspectives on the importance of the St. Croix River for alewife and blueback populations.

This video was produced as part of an oral history project carried out by Maine Sea Grant and NOAA Fisheries in the spring of 2014 with financial support from NOAA’s Preserve America Initiative.

Comments

A project of Maine Sea Grant and NOAA Fisheries With funding from NOAA's Preserve America Initiative. This project led to an expanded survey of alewife/blueback herring harvesters along the Atlantic Coast.

The St. Croix River

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